The President of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has sent two separate messages of congratulations to Presidents Alpha Condé and Alassane Ouattara for their re-election for the second term as Presidents of the Republics of Guinea and La Côte d’Ivoire respectively.
In her message to His Excellency Mr. Condé, President of the Republic of Guinea, Madam Johnson Sirleaf, on behalf of the Government and People of Liberia, extended warmest congratulations to the Guinean leader, and through him, to the Government and People of Guinea for his re-election in the recent poll which renews his mandate and reaffirms the confidence and trust the People of Guinea reposed in his ability to continue to lead them in a prosperous future, which she said, marks a great leap in the democratization process of Guinea.
“As you continue this worthy task to serve your country, I entertain the hope that the cordial ties of friendship and cooperation subsisting between our two countries and peoples will be further strengthened in the spirit of African solidarity”, the President emphasized.
According to a Foreign Ministry release, President Johnson Sirleaf also noted with confidence that both Liberia and Guinea will continue to work together in furtherance of deeper cooperation at the MRU, AU, UN and other international fora aimed at promoting international peace and security amongst all nations, and prayed that Allah endows the Guinean leader with abundant wisdom and strength as he leads his people to nobler height.
To President Alassane Ouatattara and the Government and People of La Côte d’Ivoire, President Johnson Sirleaf expressed heartfelt congratulations and best wishes on the occasion of his re-election to the highest office of that country.
“We applaud the people of La Côte d’Ivoire for the peaceful conduct of the elections which marks a great victory for democracy in your country and Africa as a whole”, the Liberian leader stated.
While acknowledging this historic occasion, she expressed hope that the cordial ties of friendship and cooperation existing between the two countries will be further strengthened in the spirit of African solidarity as they work together in furtherance of deeper cooperation at the MRU, ECOWAS AU and the United Nations.
“We would like to renew the longstanding friendship and cooperation between Liberia and La Côte d’Ivoire, which have gained significant momentum over the years”, she added.
President Johnson Sirleaf also prayed that as Mr. Ouattara officially assumes the highest office for the second term, the Almighty Allah will grant him the wisdom and fortitude to lead his people to prosperity and happiness.